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Monday, November 10, 2008

...Crazy For Cupcakes

I have sent the day cutting out supplies for more upcoming clubs, and I just had to take a break! So I decided to play with the set "Crazy For Cupcakes" that I purchased when it was on sale last month. I was inspired by my good friend, Pam Varnell. She always has a way of using a set that I don't really care for, and she makes it look so fun and pretty. The same was true in this case! I thought the cupcakes were kind of cute, but I wasn't sure that I would ever really use it. It has sat on the self since the day I bought it until today...and now I love this stinkin' set! I hate it when that happens, don't you?

I used some of the Frosty Day Designer Series Papers to coordinate with my watercolored cupcakes. The only embellishments used were some 5/8" Brocade Blue Grosgrain Ribbon and three Dark Brown Brads. I had to add some *sparkle* to the cupcakes, so I added some Icicle Stickles to the tops of them.

That's it for today! I will be spending the day tomorrow with my friends Lakesha and Robin, but I am going to restart my weekly sketch challenges! I will post a layout tomorrow morning with a sample, and you can make a card or scrapbook layout that follows the template. You can post a link to your creation, and I will come to check it out. Until later...





Supplies:
Stamps: Crazy For Cupcakes
Papers: Chocolate Chip, Whisper White, Kiwi Kiss, Watercolor Paper, Frosty Day DSP
Inks: Jet Black Staz-On, Kiwi Kiss, Tangerine Tango, Real Red, Brocade Blue, Going Gray
Accessories: aquapainter, brads, ribbon, dimensionals, 1/2" circle punch, stickles

3 comments:

Marie said...

Love it, love it, love it!!! The sparkle is awesome and the colors are great!! I actually won this set at Convention and am so happy I did - it's so cute! :)

Pam Varnell said...

Your cupcakes are gorgeous and I love that sparkly icing.!!! The Frosty Day paper looks so different on this card. It goes very well with the cupcakes. Yes, you're my hero. Love ya. 4 days and counting (thought you might forget). LOL!!

Crystal said...

This is beautiful!! I love these colors with it!!! I haven't picked up my set since doing a swap with it- I need to get it back out!